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Candles: Wax and Cooking Oil

3785 Words
Jan 23rd, 2013
16 Pages

ALYSSA MIKHAELLA J. LAZARO
ANDREA JOYCE D. OLAES
MA. JOLINA A. YANELA
Cavite National High School
IV-Alexandrite

TABLE OF CONTENTS

I. ABSTRACT 3
II. METHODOLOGY 4
III. INTRODUCTION 5 Background of the Study 5 Statement of the Problem 5 Significance of the Study 5 Scope and Limitation 5
IV. REVIEW OF RELATED LITERATURE 6 Function/Importance/Role of oil in Candle Making

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Data Analysis: To determine the varying effects of the four set-ups, the result of each test in each trial was recorded. Lastly, the average for each test was computed.

INTRODUCTION

Background of the Study

Candle is a cylindrical piece of wax or other fatty substance surrounding a wick, which is burned to produce light (Collins,2003). It can be used for household emergencies , for removing earwax and removing offensive odors ( Joane F. Libranda) . It can be made out of paraffin , stearin , wax , gel and others . The size of the flame and the level of burning are controlled by the candle wick , which is made from cottong ( Anna Carmela R. Santiago). One of the primary components of candle is oil. Cooking oil is primarily made up of vegetable oil , with no additives , preservatives . or special flavourings (Secrest,2012). After the usage of this oil , proper way of disposal is a common problem in households as it causes blockage in the drainage and leaves the sink oily . This cooking oil is not far different from the oil used in creating a candle . The feasibility of used cooking oil to be utilized as an alternative component of candle is a query for most. This study was conducted to compare the effectiveness of different used cooking oils as an altenative component for candle-making.

Statement of the Problem

Generally , this study aims to create candles using different kinds of

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